ADRA Ukraine has provided humanitarian aid to residents of Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, and to internally displaced persons living in the region. Volunteers have handed over emergency food kits, first aid kits and baby food to people in need. Food kits have been also distributed in Izium, Kharkiv region.
The events in both cities were attended by representatives of ADRA Ukraine, the UN World Food Program (WFP), foreign partners, as well as heads of local administrations. In particular, the places where humanitarian aid was distributed were visited by: representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden – Karl Skau, a head of the UN Policy Department, and Louise Stanfors Ejdrup, an employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; representatives of the Swiss Agency for International Cooperation and Development (SIDA) — Jakob Wernerman, Samuel Thunfjord, Niklas Nordström; heads of the UN WFP program in Ukraine Matthew Hollingworth and Salim Moussa, Kateryna Mavrodi, a Program Policy Specialist. The foreign guests were joined in Pokrovsk by Serhii Dobriak, a Head of MBA in Izium, and by Stepan Maselskyi, a head of the RVA.
Thanks to the support of WFP throughout the project in all regions of the country, the charitable organization ADRA Ukraine has distributed: 16,353,735 loaves of bread (of which 754,500 have been distributed in Donetsk region, 1,468,510 in Kharkiv region); 2,080,620 kits of general purpose (240,828 of them in Donetsk region, 436,663 in Kharkiv region); 180,187 kits of baby food (85,500 of them in Donetsk region, 63,886 in Kharkiv region); 294,952 kits of basic necessities (195,000 of them in Donetsk region, 24,645 in Kharkiv region).
In total, the project on provision of assistance from WFP has covered 13 regions of Ukraine, now it continues to operate most actively in Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv, and Kherson regions.